Today is a monumental day in history, as President Joe Biden will sign the Juneteenth bill, making the day a federal holiday. It's a good day! Plus, here in Lake Charles, the 2021 Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom jumps off today with a host of scheduled events lined out for the next few days.

Celebrate freedom! Today is the Black Excellence Awards, tomorrow during the day is the Juneteenth Pop-Up Shop, and Friday night is the annual Juneteenth Movie Under the Stars, featuring the film Soul. Plus, there's a free dental day, giving a chance for folks in the community an opportunity to get their oral issues taken care of. For more details about this year's festivities, click here.

Why do cats have whiskers? Why do they meow? Why do they nap so much? And answers to 47 other kitty questions:

Why do they meow? Why do they nap so much? Why do they have whiskers? Cats, and their undeniably adorable babies known as kittens, are mysterious creatures. Their larger relatives, after all, are some of the most mystical and lethal animals on the planet. Many questions related to domestic felines, however, have perfectly logical answers. Here’s a look at some of the most common questions related to kittens and cats, and the answers cat lovers are looking for.

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